Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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July 2014 is the most profitable month ever in comic book history, and comics are only getting bigger

With the success of movies like 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and more ways to buy comics than ever before, the industry is growing rapidly. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

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Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

5 books events in L.A. the week of Feb. 8, including Lidia Yuknavitch, Diane Ravitch, and surf photography Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’

With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt among its keynotes. The post FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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FutureBook Live panel to raise cultural impact of books

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Canada’s Indigenous Comics Artists Redress History

In this Q&A, PW talks with a number of creators from 'This Place: 150 Years Retold,' an anthology of graphic stories that retell the troubled history of Canada’s indigenous people, which will be published this month by Highwater Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Draymond Green wants to trademark the phrase 'Hampton 5' for beverages, sneakers, comic books and more

Try to imagine a time in the not-so-distant future when fans of the Golden State Warriors can take a sip of a Hampton 5 sports beverage, place their Hampton 5 phone charger, Hampton 5 inflation needle and Hampton 5 comic book into their Hampton 5 backpack before slipping a Hampton 5 hoodie over... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Bloomsbury signs 'major' cultural history of work

Bloomsbury has acquired a "major work of non-fiction" that examines how work has shaped human civilisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Investing in culture can change lives, break boundaries and reinvigorate communities

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reveals the lifelong love of reading that has compelled her and her government to increase its budget for funding the arts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ICAF 2017: Mixing Comics Scholarship, Pop Culture in Seattle

The International Comic Art Forum 2017, an academic conference showcasing the growth of the scholarly study of comics, brought artists, publishers and academics to Seattle for the annual event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Oddest book title prize shortlist gets behind cultural history of the anus

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BEA 2015: Ted Heinecken: Living History

Although Ted Heinecken describes himself as having been an eminence grise at Fujii Associates until his February retirement, he’s considered by many to be the elder statesman of the entire Midwestern book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Diversity and Pop Culture Reign at New York Comic Con

With 151,000 attendees, this year’s edition of the New York Comic Con had the largest crowd ever announced at a North American con. And despite the size, it seemed to be an overwhelmingly peaceful celebration of pop culture, and the diversification of fandom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cultural history of tennis from Serpent's Tail

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5 Under 5: Audiobooks Under 5 Hours for One-Day Listening

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Comics A–Z: Heroes of Comics

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Comics vs Coronavirus: Followup with Comics Retailers

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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

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